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Vanessa Nelson
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Vanessa Nelson replied to GUYOT Rémi's discussion Students from French Guiana who dream of discovering Louisiana
"Hi Rémi, I think it would be so cool to host a group of students from la Guyane, whenever you are able to come! Plane tickets are so expensive, so I understand if you need some time to raise money. Let's keep in touch. My email is…"
Aug 2
Vanessa Nelson replied to GUYOT Rémi's discussion Students from French Guiana who dream of discovering Louisiana
"Hi Rémi! Are you still thinking about planning this trip? I would love to help you organize it."
Jul 27
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"Bonjour à tous. Je suis encore prof de français!"
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"Hi Vanessa,  I am teaching in English in the suburbs of Paris, and would like to know if you or one of your fellow teachers would be interested in a long-term partnership with our highschool. My students are bet. 16 and 17. We're taking…"
Mar 30, 2014
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"Hi! I'm teaching English near Bordeaux in France and I'd like to settle a partnership with an American school for my 8th and 9th grade students who are very good at English. Would you be interested? If you are please contact me. Bye.…"
Mar 9, 2012
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"hi Vanessa , if you're interested in a partnership we would be very pleased to host your students in Paris.How old and how many are they ? We would like to go to New York in 2013.Regards . Colette Marcucci"
Nov 7, 2011
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Jul 13, 2011
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"I've just sent you a private message to give you my email address, so that we can be in touch in private to talk about the exchange. If you want I'm on facebook too, my profile picture is the same as my page here. Keep in touch! Aurelie"
Jul 13, 2011
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Jul 12, 2011
Vanessa Nelson replied to Virginie Galisson's discussion A trip to the USA
"Hi Florence,   Thanks for your reply. We are traveling to France next summer and we are looking for host families close to Paris because it is easier to make travel plans. Maybe we could be penpals instead?   vnelson@anamosa.k12.ia.us"
May 18, 2011

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Subjects You Teach
French
Type of Collaborations You Are Looking For
Pen pals, skype, hosting in the US/France
Ages of Your Students (if Applicable)
14-16
About Me
Bonjour à tous. Je suis prof de français à NOCCA, un lycée des arts à la Nouvelle Orléans. Je suis à la recherche de un lycée français pour une échange. Mes élèves ont 14-16 ans et ils ont fait 1-2 années des cours de francais. NOCCA est un lycée publique, donc il y a beaucoup de diversité socio-économique et racial, mais ils sont tous doués dans les arts. Il n’est pas possible à faire un voyage en France avec mes élèves en ce moment, mais j’aimerais accueillir une groupe des élèves français chez nous pendant l’année scolaire. Vous seriez bienvenue se loger chez les élèves, assister aux cours le matin, et explorer la ville l’après-midi. Nous sommes situés 10 minutes à pied du quartier français. Je vous invite de vous informer sur notre école ici www.nocca.com et de me contacter si ça vous intéresse. vnelson@nocca.com
Idéalement, visiteriez en printemps 2018 (février mars ou avril) et on peut planifier notre voyage en France (peut-être!) l'année prochain.

Comment Wall (8 comments)

At 9:18pm on October 5, 2010, Riselaine ESSADEK said…
Hello,

how are you ? What's new ? Are you teaching in an highschool ? I have met the new American teachers, they are only 10 these year, can you believe that ???
At 6:57pm on January 11, 2011, Muriel INNS said…

Bonjour Vanessa,

  Dommage,tes élèves sont plus âgés que mes collégiens qui n'ont que 15 ans maximum.Peut-être pourrons-nous échanger une autre fois avec un autre groupe d'élèves?

Cordialement, Muriel INNS

At 10:29pm on January 23, 2011, Paloma Haget said…

Hi Vanessa,

 

Of course, it could be a great idea!

How old are your students exactly? How many are they?

I teach to a group of seconde. They are 28 and have quite a good level in English for most of them. 

I teach to a very small group of première. They are 6.

And to 12 students of Terminale. It's just that for them it might be more difficult to organize some kind of exchange as they have the back at the end of the school year and we are already really late in our program.... 

I teach in the north east suburbs of Paris, in Bondy. Many of my students are, or have parents from other countries (Maghreb, Africa, Asia). They are very nice and it's actually very interesting and enriching to have such a diversity of backgrounds in the classroom. 

Let me know what you have in mind!

 

Paloma

At 11:14pm on January 23, 2011, Paloma Haget said…

Hi Vanessa,

 

It seems great! 

For your trip to Paris, if you need I could maybe find some host families among my students' families for you, but I have to talk to the principal about the project first and see how to organize it.

The only thing is that you have to know that we are not in Paris. You have to take the RER for 15mn or tramway and metro to go to Paris. And it's not a rich suburb at all. But many of my students come from the middle class and could probably host an american student for a few days. 

About coming to the USA. It would be wonderful! Then, it's just a matter of cost... because the trip is quite expensive... It wouldn't be for ths school year anyway.

Let's keep in touch!

 

Paloma

 

 

 

At 12:19pm on July 13, 2011, Aurelie PIGNY said…

I've just sent you a private message to give you my email address, so that we can be in touch in private to talk about the exchange. If you want I'm on facebook too, my profile picture is the same as my page here.

Keep in touch!

Aurelie

At 4:01pm on November 7, 2011, marcucci colette said…

hi Vanessa ,

if you're interested in a partnership we would be very pleased to host your students in Paris.How old and how many are they ? We would like to go to New York in 2013.Regards . Colette Marcucci

At 8:39am on March 9, 2012, Antien nathalie said…

Hi! I'm teaching English near Bordeaux in France and I'd like to settle a partnership with an American school for my 8th and 9th grade students who are very good at English. Would you be interested? If you are please contact me. Bye. Nathalie Antien

At 5:17pm on March 30, 2014, VILLATTE Caroline said…

Hi Vanessa, 

I am teaching in English in the suburbs of Paris, and would like to know if you or one of your fellow teachers would be interested in a long-term partnership with our highschool. My students are bet. 16 and 17. We're taking our students to Washington D.C and NYC in a week but we'd LOVE to create a partnership with another American high school as of spring 2015. We'd be happy to host American students in French families and go to the US and be hosted by American families too. If you're interested, please get back to me. We are more than motivated to make it happen. 

Caroline

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